courtesy Five Rivers Conservation Trust website

Nov 21, 2015 9:37 AM

Northfield family-run farm to be preserved

The Associated Press

NORTHFIELD — A Northfield tree farm from the 1950s that also produces pick-your-own raspberries and blueberries and other crops has been preserved from development.

The Five Rivers Conservation Trust has announced the Bean Hill Farm will continue to be available for farming and forest management. Eliza Conde donated an 88-acre conservation easement on the farm that she and her husband, John Conde, managed since 1972. John Conde died earlier this year.

The Condes raised three sons on the farm, and together the family raised cows, chickens and pigs.

Wildlife, including deer, moose, bear, foxes, coyote, porcupine, hawks, great blue heron and many turkeys are found on the farm's fields, forests, wetlands and stream.

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